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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news High Use of SABAs is Associated with Higher Exacerbation Rate Dutch data from the REALISE survey of adults with asthma shows …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of omega-3 fatty acids on cardiovascular outcomes A systematic review and meta-analysis of nearly 150,00 people has concluded that omega-3 …

Despite being a common condition, delirium is poorly recognised, and cases are often missed. As medications are one of the most common causes of delirium, pharmacists and general practitioners have …

Ben Basger takes a look at the question of “what to do” when it comes to dementia Every general practitioner in Australia sees several new cases of dementia each year. …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news relevant to pharmacy Current and new pharmacotherapeutic approaches for glaucoma Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness. This …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Safety of pharmacologic interventions for neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia A systematic review and network meta-analysis of 209 studies explored …

“The battle that we have as a credentialed pharmacist is the doctor is too terrified to stop medication, because if they have a heart attack or a stroke then they’re …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Risk Versus Benefit of Combined Aspirin and Warfarin Therapy in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation In this retrospective, cohort study …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at the pharmacist’s role in end of life care, and how they can support patients and their loved ones In community pharmacy we often touch …

Antipsychotic drugs are the main agents prescribed for common mental health conditions and for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD), but they have a wide range of adverse effects. …

Longest observational study to date finds no association between statin use and decline in memory or cognition New research has found no association between statin use and memory change in …

This article describes the features and risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and other common dementia syndromes, therapy options and practical tips to help minimise risk. While pharmacists tend to focus …